My mission is to lead the country out of a bad situation of corruption, depression and slavery. After I rid the country of these vices, I will then organize and supervise a general election of a genuinely democratic civilian government.— Idi Amin
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The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.
We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country.
And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
South Africa now needs skilled and educated people to say 'How do we manage and develop this democratic country?'
My critics always forget to mention that I was democratically elected, the others were not. Everyone in Uganda can challenge me, everyone can vote, the elections are free. Not many countries have achieved what we did.
Democracy is four wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all God's children.
We want only peace, to build up our country.
World opinion is paying great attention to the threat against Democratic Kampuchea. They are anxious, they fear Kampuchea cannot oppose the Vietnamese. This could hurt the interests of the Southeast Asian countries and all of the world's countries.
The American spirit wears no political label.
In service to others and yes, in sacrifice for our country, there are no Republicans; there are no Democrats; there are only Americans.
If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts.
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms.
It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
The Socialist Party will no longer be running a candidate for president.
The Democratic Party is leading this country to Socialism much faster than we could ever hope to.
Of course, I grew up in Communist Romania, but I am happy to say that now our country is democratic, and prospering, since the revolution in 1989.
The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.
We have unleashed aspirations of youngsters.
Democracy is not going to go backwards. India is too big a country to be run by one person. We are going to accelerate the process of democratization and I think that is the biggest opportunity for Congress party because that is the DNA of the Congress
Now we Democrats believe that America is still the country of fair play, that we can come out of a small town or a poor neighborhood and have the same chance as anyone else, and it doesn't matter whether we are black or Hispanic, or disabled or women.
I think we have very steady records of President Putin, who inherited the country with democratic values.
We dont think that we are in a quarrel with anybody.
We may have a difference of opinion, but well not allow such differences of opinion to grow into a problem that stands in the way of reconstructing the country and regaining the democratic path.
No substantial famine has ever occurred in a democratic country - no matter how poor.
In view of Chinas growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asias permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies.
...how can we live in the richest, most privileged country in the world, at the peak of its economic performance, and still hear the Republicans, and too many Democrats, that we cannot afford to provide a good education for every child, that we cannot afford to provide health security for all our citizens?
We had the opposition of virtually the entire Democratic leadership in every state in this country.
As a form of government, imperialism does not seek or require the consent of the governed. It is a pure form of tyranny. The American attempt to combine domestic democracy with such tyrannical control over foreigners is hopelessly contradictory and hypocritical. A country can be democratic or it can be imperialistic, but it cannot be both.
Being democratic is not enough, a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right.
In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law.
Having defeated and then occupied Iraq, democratizing the country should not be too tall an order for the world's sole superpower.
Specific protection must be granted to human rights defenders and whistleblowers who have in some contexts been accused of being unpatriotic, whereas they perform, in reality, a democratic service to their countries and to the enjoyment of human rights of their compatriots.
Right now what my job is, and I think the job of Democrats and Republicans, is to protect the middle class and working families of this country from some devastating ideas that [Donald] Trump has proposed.
From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch.
Israel is the only country in the Middle East where Arabs can be elected to the parliament in a democratic election.
We must build a trickle-up media that reflects the true character of this country and its people. A democratic media serving a democratic society.
Pakistan is a peace loving, democratic country.
Pashtuns want education for their daughters and sons. Islam is a religion of peace, humanity and brotherhood.
When a leader is in the Democratic Party he's a boss.
When he's in the Republican Party he's nothing but a leader.
In democratic countries, the most important private organizations are economic.
Unlike secret societies, they are able to exercise their terrorism without illegality, since they do not threaten to kill their enemies, but only to starve them.
Iceland is capitalist social democratic, rather like the Nordic countries generally. The capital had a mayor who is an anarchist, but the city has been nothing like that. In fact a few years ago it was super-neoliberal, which led to the crash.